Arun Rai, Regents’ Professor and director of the Center for Digital Innovation, has received the LEO Award for Lifetime Exceptional Achievement from the Association of Information Systems.
Ephraim McLean, Regents’ Professor and the G.E. Smith Eminent Scholar’s Chair in the Department of Computer Information Systems, has received the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the Special Interest Group on Management Information Systems of the Association for Computing Machinery.
Leigh Anne Liu
Leigh Anne Liu, associate professor of international business, has received a Fulbright award. Liu will be the Fulbright-Hanken Distinguished Chair in Business and Economics 2020-21 at the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki.
Rajeev Dhawan, the Carl R. Zwerner Chair of Economic Forecasting and director of the Economic Forecasting Center, has been awarded the Crystal Ball Award from Pulsenomics, an independent research firm, for the accuracy of his forecast of U.S. home values in the Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey. He placed first among participating economists in his forecast for one-to-five-year horizons.
Robert Friedmann, professor emeritus of criminal justice and founding director of Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange, has been invited by the U.S. Department of Justice to serve as a subject matter expert on international and domestic terrorism and lone actors for the Homeland Security Working Group of the President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice.